Phillip Engel

Phillip Engel

Genadendal / Christian. Farmer Teacher. Primary school. Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer; Romans 12:12 .KJV
Phillip Engel
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10 Plants That Keep the Mosquitos Away

Keep your yard and garden mosquito free! Here are 10 plants that will help keep those pesky insects away naturally. Or in our case- plants I need to grow in bulk!

How To Make An Amazing Rain Barrel System To Water Your Garden

Maybe an extra trip to fill your water tank to fill barrels for your garden if no rain? How To Make An Amazing Rain Barrel System To Water Your Garden

green bean teepees. This is amazing! What a great idea for some serious green bean growing. This would also work for strawberries, peas, grapes and possibly squash varieties. Basically, anything that can grow vertically!

YES PLEASE, green bean teepees. This is amazing! What a great idea for some serious green bean growing. This would also work for strawberries, peas, grapes and possibly squash varieties. Basically, anything that can grow vertically!

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ~ C.S.Lewis

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream - CS Lewis quote - inspiration

If you have a swimming pool, you will find this idea for a way to heat up the pool for free very interesting, because who wouldn't want to ...

Lily Pad Pool Warmers - Heat your pool by using hula hoops and the sun. Easy to make, grab hula hoops, black polyethylene film (aka black trash bags) and electrical tape and you are good to go.

Paleo, gluten free Egg Muffins. I've been making these for 2 weeks now... amazing! I add garlic, more basil, and random veggies.

* Paleo, gluten free egg muffins * # These egg muffins can be made ahead of time, and store for days. They're super easy to reheat and pack a powerful protein punch.

how to grow your own garlic sprouts

You can regrow garlic sprouts from a single garlic clove. Just place the garlic cloves in a small cup with a little water and let it grow. The garlic sprouts have gentle flavor than garlic and can be added to pasta, salads and other dishes.

I need to remember this for next year when planting my patio pots!

Hidden Water Reservoir - need to remember this for next year when planting patio pots!

Comfrey Tea. The Best Organic Fertilizer

Using Comfrey as fertilizer. It's full of potassium an essential for veggies and other plants to grow and fruit to their full potential. Comfrey is also high in calcium, nitrogen, phosphorous, & potash

Comfrey tea is rich in nitrogen and potassium; it is a nutritious side-dressing for all fruiting veges. To brew:  Harvest leaves & place them in a bucket with a lid. Fill with water. Leave for 2-6 weeks. Dilute to look like weak tea before you use it. About 1 part tea : 10 parts water. Use as a side dressing or foliar spray. As a foliar spray, cease ~ 1 month before harvest time. Apparently slows the growth of powdery mildew spores!! Good for curcurbits!

Down to Earth: Making own liquid ferilizers